Browsing Archive: April, 2011

NEWS UPDATE ON POSSIBLE FALL LECTURE

Posted by Saye Taryor on Saturday, April 16, 2011,
We are currently contacting college professors and student union organizations about hosting a two-panel speaker lecture, in the fall of 2011, under the theme of "Urban Challenges, And The Importance Of Critical Thinking Education."

Lecture Justification

• So why is this lecture so important?  Self-improvement and social improvement are presupposed values of critical thinking. Meaning critical thinking requires an effort to see others and our selves accuratel...


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“Homeless, living in America”

Posted by Saye Taryor on Saturday, April 9, 2011,

Have you ever been approached by a homeless panhandler?  I would normally spare a dollar, or whatever little change was dangling in my pockets, when those moments took place.  I’ve wondered how these individuals found themselves in such a predicament, where they were homeless, jobless, and broke.  The thought never crossed my mind that some day I would be the individual begging for change and searching for a place to sleep deep into the night.  I mean, come on, I had a full time co...


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About Me


Brother Saye Brother Saye (Saye Menlekeh Taryor) is an author, critical thinking education & social entrepreneur activist, founder of 1up Entertainment/Consulting and the leading voice for “The 1up Movement.” The Atlanta/Liberian native graduated from Piney Woods Country Life School (a historically black boarding school, located in central Mississippi) in 1992. Soon after, he enrolled in the University of Southern Mississippi, where he pursued a journalism degree. After realizing his true calling was to illuminate young men and women about the importance of social entrepreneurship and critical thinking education, he attended Georgia State University to learn more about critical thinking education and public speaking. Brother Saye has been active with “Generation Y” leadership workshops, which he first hosted with Linda A. Brooks in 2009. As an activist, he currently promotes his 1up programs and workshops, and is the "Atlanta Travel" writer for the Examiner.com. Brothers Saye’s most recent book entitled, “Overstanding With a 1up Vision, The Critical Thinking Approach to Liberation” has received praise throughout the conscious community. Other published works include, Child development and the importance of critical thinking education, Critical thinking approach to voting, Part II, “The 2009 1up Entertainment Music Guide and Directory, Vol. 1,” “Country Life School,” "What Do You Think?" and, “A Fathers Burden.”

Writings


Saye Taryor Brother Saye's New Book "Analyzing The American Divide" Will Be Available This Fall

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Social Entrepreneurs


Individuals who engage in social enterprise and draw upon the best thinking in both the business and nonprofit worlds in order to advance their social agenda.  "Social entrepreneurs identify resources where people only see problems. They view the villagers as the solution, not the passive beneficiary. They begin with the assumption of competence and unleash resources in the communities they're serving."
David Bornstein, author of How to Change the World: Social Entrepreneurs and the Power of New Ideas.
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